A Message of Hope and Joy for LGBT Image Bearers

We are in that time of year when the Church speaks of Hope. Of peace. Advent, a time of expectancy. Yet so much pain exists. Too many heavy burdens. Today I want to speak to my Queer family who may be feeling left out of the celebration of Christs light being birthed. I hold space … Continue reading A Message of Hope and Joy for LGBT Image Bearers

Advertisements

Things, things, things…

Thought I'd give an overview of my summer reading and listening lists in case you are in need of a new book, view point, or song. Bookity book books: An Introduction to Womanist Biblical Interpretation by Nyasha Junior- Eye opening, learning from a perspective of the world that is very different then my own. https://www.amazon.com/Introduction-Womanist-Biblical-Interpretation/dp/0664259871/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1501596819&sr=8-1&keywords=womanist+biblical+interpretation   … Continue reading Things, things, things…

A Call to Rise

Why not? Why not use our voices? Why not rise up; called by the Holy Spirit? Wake up! Wake Up, Deborah! Arise, Barak! Why not use our gifts to make peace? Why not stir up hope for the bone weary? Why not acknowledge our shared and collective pain? Why not bring healing through our stories? Why not share our resurrections? … Continue reading A Call to Rise

Religion and Politics

Politics and religion. Can they occupy the same air? I believe they can and that they do and that they have to. Intersections, you know? Politics is policy that affects people, and religion is about loving people. When we see a government institution failing, or, even worse, oppressing and marginalizing people groups. We step in and say … Continue reading Religion and Politics